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Squeaky Penguin's (not much of a) Build Thread

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds' started by Squeaky Penguin, Feb 3, 2013.

  1. Sep 27, 2013 at 1:05 PM
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    Wishbone Runner

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    Lookin good! Can you get some night pics of the fogs? I am considering a set of these with the clip on amber covers.
     
  2. Sep 27, 2013 at 1:10 PM
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    What is the purpose of the amber/black fog lenses on the D2s?
     
  3. Sep 27, 2013 at 1:16 PM
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  4. Sep 27, 2013 at 1:29 PM
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    Ah gotcha, I saw the lenses in the 4wheelparts shop when I was in there looking around the other day and was wondering what they were for but the sales rep was on the phone


    Black to cover em up? Psh yeah never buying black then lol :cool:
     
  5. Sep 27, 2013 at 1:38 PM
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    All depends on the state, here in CA i could get ticketed for not having a cover on a Auxillary light.
     
  6. Sep 27, 2013 at 1:47 PM
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    Correct, most "covers" that come with lights are solid for this purpose. The amber lenses that Brett has though are not covers, rather the actual lens that protect the light. OK has the option to get them with amber (or whatever color) lens, or a cover that you can take on and off to quickly change between clear and whatever color.
     
  7. Sep 27, 2013 at 2:02 PM
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    Ah damn. Was not aware of that law. I'll be moving to CA next year so I'll keep that in mind



    So a cover would be defined as something that cannot be seen through, like this Hella light on the right:

    [​IMG]
     
  8. Sep 27, 2013 at 2:28 PM
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    BS in my build thread? I'm not used to this...


    I'll try to get some pics here soon James. It's snowing/raining right now so I don't know how good of a picture I can get.

    And James is right. The lights are OKLED's 6 light 3x3s. The ones he linked. And I did go ahead and replace the entire lens, not gonna bother with the covers.
     
  9. Sep 28, 2013 at 6:54 PM
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    Went out to try to find some snow and fall colors. Got a couple quick pics and a little video. Probably a few days away from the best color. Might be just a little too late next weekend. Also remembered how unimpressive my BFGs are in the mud.

    Oh, and this trail is only like 10 minutes from downtown Steamboat :D

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n7I1FsDNDgQ

    [​IMG]

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    [​IMG]
     
  10. Sep 28, 2013 at 8:28 PM
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    Here ya go James. Hopefully this helps. Don't know how well that turned out.

    LED's Only:
    [​IMG]

    LEDs + Low Beams:
    [​IMG]

    Everything:
    [​IMG]


    I've got them aimed quite low, but they fill in everything below the headlights very nicely.
     
  11. Sep 28, 2013 at 9:32 PM
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    Nice build. Kinda how I'm gonna do my truck when I get the funds :D we definitely need to go wheeling together sometime
     
  12. Sep 29, 2013 at 8:06 PM
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    Good lookin' photos from your part of the country! I want to live there some day...
     
  13. Sep 30, 2013 at 2:08 PM
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    Thanks, I think I am sold on them :thumbsup:
     
  14. Oct 10, 2013 at 10:06 PM
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    Been testing out the fog lights in the recent snow we've been having. Gotta say I'm really pleased with them, and the amber really does create a better constast on the white roads.


    Oh, and just ordered a full OME suspension kit and $350 worth of front end rebuild parts.













    For my 1990 Montero...
     
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  15. Oct 11, 2013 at 8:12 AM
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    Looks awesome man, haha i love it.
     
  16. Oct 17, 2013 at 2:59 PM
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    Appreciate it :thumbsup:
     
  17. Oct 17, 2013 at 3:01 PM
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    [​IMG]

    So far, I'm loving it. Need to do a little tinkering, and familiarize myself with it a little more, but for the little bit I've played with it its been great!

    And this is what my truck looks like after a weekend Elk hunting. I hate mud:

    [​IMG]
     
  18. Oct 17, 2013 at 3:44 PM
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    That's an excellent spot for it. I agree, these things are great! So many options for gauges and customization to your specific vehicle. How can someone hate mud? :crazy:
     
  19. Oct 23, 2013 at 6:48 PM
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    Just replaced my windshield wipers for the 3,948th time after owning the truck for just over a year and a half. I think its something about the dry air, combined with all the ice and snow that kills them really quick here in Colorado. Usually I opt for the cheap ones, but this time I picked up a set of Rainx Latitude's. Hopefully they work a little better.

    Also have a Fumoto oil drain valve headed my way. Need to change my oild this weekend so I'll be able to put that on.

    Also, somehow some Polk DB1001 tweeters found their way on my Amazon order.... It'll be nice to hook them up to the amp and ditch the rattlly, old stock ones.
     
  20. Oct 23, 2013 at 8:08 PM
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    Ha i have had the same goodyear wipers on the truck that i put on it the day i bought it 3 years ago. still streak free. i hear they are hit and miss though. I had an end cap break off the first winter but a zip tie fixed that and you cant even tell it is there. Might want to at least try the goodyears if you go through them that fast. My climate isnt much different than yours.
     
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